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Russia Accuses EA Of LGBT Propaganda Over Including Rainbow Shoelaces Soccer Players Wore In Real Life

45 minutes agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As you will recall, in 2013 Russia instituted a delightfully obtuse piece of legislation that made it illegal to disseminate "propaganda" within the country that centered around "non-traditional sexual relationships." This law, designed...Show More Summary

Test Case: Double Trouble — I Try Out A Non-Surgical Procedure To Combat The Family Chin

I was intrigued by a new outpatient procedure that purportedly shrinks your double chin with a few injections....

Non-Sequiturs: 12.09.16

So far, Justice Breyer has had the most to say during oral arguments. [Empirical SCOTUS] The Sioux seem to have a temporary victory at Standing Rock, so what's the next legal step? Holland & Knight's James Meggesto weighs in. [Salon] Ohio GOP looks to strip Cleveland of power. Show More Summary

Stats Of The Week: Deviant Lawyer Psychology

Lawyers share a number of personality traits that distinguish them from the general public. A lot.

US Government Gives $11,000 Back To College Student Three Years After The DEA Took It From Him

2 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Another high-profile asset forfeiture battle has resulted in the government relinquishing its claim on seized cash and returning it to its owner. In February 2014, DEA agents took $11,000 from Charles Clarke at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Show More Summary

This Patent Case Is Destined To Go Down In History

This technology could prove to be the greatest biotech advance in recent history.

President Obama Orders Intel Agencies To Produce Report On Russian Election Influence

4 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We just recently wrote about Senators on the Intelligence Committee requesting that President Obama declassify information about the Russians' activities in trying to influence the last election. While much of "the Russians did it!"Show More Summary

First-Year Firsts: Law School To Law Firm

Practical advice for making the transition from law school to legal practice.

Tips for Using a Third Party to Help With Your Job Search

If you're looking for an attorney job, maybe you should stay away from the headhunters because you'll need that head in the future. I speak from personal experience because my head was hunted once by a job recruiter and I barely got out alive. To be serious, job recruiters......

Top 3 Cool Legal Jobs This Week: The Chicago Cubs Are Hiring

The Chicago Cubs broke their World Series curse this November, winning the championship for the first time in over a century. Now, the newly victorious baseball team is looking to pick up some new talent. Legal talent, that is. And that's just one of the dream jobs we have......

Media Organizations (Correctly) Worry That Rolling Stone Verdict Will Make Saying Sorry Actionable

5 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We didn't cover anything about the whole bogus story that Rolling Stone published last year about campus rape at UVA, which it later had to retract and take down. The whole thing was something of a clusterfuck, but not directly relevant to what we write about here. Show More Summary

Biglaw Associate That Failed The Bar Exam? You’re Out.

As if aspiring lawyers need more pressure surrounding the bar exam.

Associate Bonus Watch: More Big Boutique Bonuses

Here's another boutique offering above-market compensation.

Copyright question of the day, Colting edition

6 hours agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Frederik Colting and his partner have a new line of books, KinderGuides, which are children's versions of classics like On the Road and Breakfast at Tiffany's. Fair use?

HBO Issues Takedown For Artwork Made By Autistic Teenager Because Bullies Gonna Bully Y'all

6 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

It's well-known at this point that HBO guards its intellectual property on the Game of Thrones franchise more jealously than a direwolf with a freshly harvested bone. To that end, the company often times treats some of its biggest fans...Show More Summary

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